LIFE LESSONS FROM THE BOOK OF PSALM 30:5
"For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning."
10 KEYS TO NOTE IN YOUR MOMENTS OF JOY ! FOR IT WILL SURELY COME IN JESUS NAME , AMEN.
1.Satan is not happy about your joy ! Note! Key number ONE. Heard of many cases , were people lost their lives in their moments of joy , due to carelessness . Be careful at such times . the enemy is watching .1 peter 5:8 (NASB)"Be of sober spirit, be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour."
2.your moments of joy is when you are most vulnerable, don't get too excited. Lest Satan takes advantage of your vulnerability .2 cor 2:11 (NLT)"so that Satan will not outsmart us. For we are familiar with his evil schemes."
3.Be careful who you celebrate your moments of joy with . Remember not everybody likes you . No matter how good you think you "are" .prov 23:7 (ESV)"for he is like one who is inwardly calculating. “Eat and drink!” he says to you, but his heart is not with you."
4. While in your moments of joy ; your enemies are still planning .Note! Remember Isaiah 54:15 Behold, they shall surely gather together, but not by me: whosoever shall gather together against thee shall fall for thy sake." Some right there with you . Be careful ! This time around , they will appear like friendly friends . prayer - father sharpen my level of discernment to know my true friends from the "fake" ones in Jesus name , Amen. He will show you , but keep your calm and be wise . Amen.
5. Be careful about who you tell your joy to. The enemy acts on information .Prov 13:3(NLT)"Those who control their tongue will have a long life; opening your mouth can ruin everything."
6. Be careful of using the word "I" in your conversation . Satan tried it , it threw him out of heaven . you will not be a victim of "I" did it, in Jesus name , Amen. Isaiah 14:14 (NIV)"I will ascend above the tops of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High."
7. Stay humble is your cover . If not for the mercies of God , the enemy would have wiped us out long ago. Lams 3:22 (NIV)" Because of the LORD's great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail."
8. Never take vengence against those who did you wrong . leave that to God , for He has said in Romans 12:19 (NIV)"Do not take revenge, my dear friends, but leave room for God's wrath, for it is written: "It is mine to avenge; I will repay," says the Lord." Enjoy your moments and forget about past hurts. Amen.
9.Time to be more prayerful , lest you fall into temptation .Luke 22:46 (NIV)"Why are you sleeping?" he asked them. "Get up and pray so that you will not fall into temptation."
10. Never depart from His presence .your safety lies in His presence . Psalm 91:1(NIV)"Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty."
PRAYER : Father help me to be guarded in my moments of joy in Jesus name , Amen.
be blessed !